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William Blanc Mendes and Norman Gordon Mendes
sign up for the Great War

Mendes family members volunteer for service in the US Army as war clouds gather over Western Europe 1914


William Blanc Mendes. "....saw service in World War I with the Fourth Infantry Division, participating in several major battles in France. He was wounded and invalided home..."

Source: New York Times, p35. 10 December 1957. 'William Mendes, Lawyer, 66, dead'













    Source: Probably New York Times, c1915  
Colin McCartney,
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